From September 26-28 the Ryder cup will be held at Gleneagles in Scotland. However, the larger event would have occurred the previous week.
- Wants more control over the oil and gas in the North Sea.
- The central government tends to be conservative, and Scotland is liberal.
- United with England in 1707 to form the Kingdom of Great Britain.
- Ireland added in 1801 to become the United Kingdom.
- Most of Ireland left in 1922, so the departure has precedence.